Stor-Svuku – one of the rounded mountains in Gränslandet. Photo: Naturcentrum AB.Stor-Svuku – one of the rounded mountains in Gränslandet. Photo: Naturcentrum AB.

Why are the mountains rounded?

Most mountain tops in Gränslandet are fairly rounded and gentle. This is because they have been polished and eroded by the inland ice. In the same way the ice has shaped the gentle mountain slopes and U-valleys that are typical for the Scandinavian mountain range.

 
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